Admission to the Doctor of Pharmacy program is selective and highly competitive. Admission criteria include demonstrated academic ability in pre-pharmacy curriculum, good moral character, proficiency and clarity in both written and spoken English, strong potential for professional outlook and behavior, evidence of leadership and maturity, and complete mental and physical competence to perform all tasks regularly expected of a registered pharmacist.

Doctor of Pharmacy Student Statistics

Year

2009

2010

2011

Applicants

428

434

432 

Actual class size

110

115

108

 

Average GPA

Year

2009

2010

2011

Science GPA

3.43

3.38

3.36

Overall Pre-pharmacy GPA

3.41

3.37

3.39

Average PCAT Scores

Year

2009

2010

2011

Composite

49

43

48

Chemistry

54

53

56

Biology

61

54

60

Quantitative

56

47

46

Reading

35

31

35

Verbal

44

41

48

NAPLEX® Passing Rates for First-Time Candidates*

Year

2009

2010

2011

TSU

97.67

94.03

91.14 

TX

97.96

95.00

95.24

 Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE)®*

Year

2009

2010

2011

TSU

97.89

96.92

97.198

TX

95.00 

 94.92

95.53

 *The first-time pass rates for Doctor of Pharmacy Graduates for May-August Test Window from 2009 to 2011